Energy retailers are resorting to hard-sell tactics to increase market share.
23 Apr 2013 |
Energy retailers are trotting out special deals to try to lock in your business.
We test seven CFLs and eight LED lamps, including screw and bayonet fittings and a variety of shapes.
11 Jan 2013 |
We test 15 CFL and LED lamps for light output and long-term endurance, including models from Osram, Philips and Sylvania.
Who should you trust when it comes to buying carbon offsets?
25 Jul 2012 |
Can consumers trust that validated carbon offsets are genuine, or is it still the Wild West out there?
We make sense of the confusing contracts of electricity retailers and outline a switching action plan.
30 Jun 2012 |
With electricity prices increasing, now is a good time to see what other plans are on offer.
This device fails to deliver on its claims of slashing up to 10% from your electricity bill.
22 Sep 2011 |
We run tests on another power saver that claims it will save you up to 10% on your electricity bill.
Whether its climate change or expense, standby energy affects you.
1 Sep 2011 |
Standby energy costs eat into your bank account in small bites and the total cost across the country can amount to tonnes of CO² and other greenhouse gases being emitted.
All homes will be given star ratings in 2012, but is building energy efficiency being measured accurately?
27 Jul 2011 |
Without adequate controls in place, energy efficiency ratings may prove to be nothing more than words on paper.
Aussie households bin close to three million tonnes of food each year.
28 Jun 2011 |
CHOICE explains how you can do your bit to reduce household food waste, save money and help the environment in the process.
Is this the next big thing in energy-efficient home lighting?
17 Jun 2011 |
The Philips LEDbulb is one of the first LED lamps designed for standard household light fittings.
You don't need to spend top dollar on an energy meter, most of the cheaper models will do the job.
8 Jun 2011 |
Looking to save on your energy bills? A power meter helps monitor electricity consumption and identify ways to reduce energy usage.